On the 1st February over 230 students travelled from all over South East Asia to take part in the Invitational Senior Games, a two day football and basketball tournament hosted by Regents International School Pattaya. All the schools competed well, and Regents’ boys’ squad triumphed in the final of the football tournament.
The competition included 16 teams from 8 international schools, including St Andrew’s School Rayong and Garden International School. After a weekend of great talent and tough competition students took to the stage to be awarded their medals, with Regents boys’ football team taking home the 1st place trophy after winning 1-0 in the gripping final against the British International School Phuket. Regents not only came out of the football competition victorious but also remained unbeaten, not conceding a single goal throughout the whole tournament.
The victorious Regents boys’ football team.
The girls’ football team put on a brilliant performance, just missing out by one goal in the final to gain an impressive second place. The school’s basketball teams also put on a good match for the spectators and hit the court with real grit and determination against tough competition. They certainly showed the opposition there is a real future for basketball at Regents!
The girls’ basketball squad put up a creditable showing in their event.
Paul Madden, Head of PE, commented: “The PE Department and I are extremely proud of all our students: they have grown into real team players with the best possible attitude to sport. The boys’ football team did us especially proud with their first international schools’ tournament victory. I have no doubt that it will inspire all our other teams to be just as successful in the future. Well done Team Regents!”
Regents take on British International School Phuket in the boys’ football final.
The Regents girls’ football team finished as tournament runners-up.